Tag Archives: Google: SEO

Google News spammed with drug spam, dating sites & more

Beware: The Google News health section is now filled with a lot of hacked content and spam. The post Google News spammed with drug spam, dating sites & more appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Posts for small businesses moves to Google My Business

Google has moved the management location of Google Posts and the company hopes to expand Posts to more businesses and organizations. The post Google Posts for small businesses moves to Google My Business appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google officially stops using DMOZ for source of search results snippets

With that, you no longer need to worry about using the NOODP directive to prevent Google from using your DMOZ description. The post Google officially stops using DMOZ for source of search results snippets appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google’s latest search update gives art lovers a deeper dive into the masterpieces

Google's Search team worked with its Arts and Culture team to improve art-related searches and create a new Street View feature for art museums. The post Google’s latest search update gives art lovers a deeper dive into the masterpieces appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Another study shows how featured snippets steal significant traffic from the top organic result

When a featured snippet is present, CTR for the first organic result falls below 20 percent. The post Another study shows how featured snippets steal significant traffic from the top organic result appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google adds ‘Personal’ search filter, then drops it

Google tests a personalized version of their search results for signed-in Google users. Did you see it? The post Google adds ‘Personal’ search filter, then drops it appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google warns against misusing links in syndication & large-scale article campaigns

If the primary purpose of distributing content is to gain links, both authors and publishers risk a Google penalty. The post Google warns against misusing links in syndication & large-scale article campaigns appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google: SEO Over Optimization Can Eventually Hurt Your Rankings

SEOs for almost a decade have been using the term "over optimization" for one reason why a site might start to not do well in the Google search results. Some call it the over optimization penalty. Well...

New study on featured snippets within Google reveals growth & optimization techniques

Study shows nearly 30% of the Google results have featured snippets. The post New study on featured snippets within Google reveals growth & optimization techniques appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Stop oversimplifying everything!

The old days of gaming Google's ranking algorithm are over, but columnist Eric Enge notes that many SEO professionals haven't moved on yet. The post Stop oversimplifying everything! appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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